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phobophobia

[foh-buh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌfoʊ bəˈfoʊ bi ə/
noun
1.
an abnormal fear of developing a phobia; anxiety about showing symptoms of a phobia.
Origin
phobo- (< Greek phóbos fear, panic) + -phobia
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Examples for phobophobia
  • To top it off, he also suffers from phobophobia, the fear of fears.
phobophobia in Medicine

phobophobia pho·bo·pho·bi·a (fō'bə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
A morbid dread or fear of developing a phobia.

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